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Lighting FAQ - Please Read Before Posting

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Viet2100, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    AsianAnts

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    ^^ your oem plug

    you pulled the 3 prong plug out of your stock bulb... now plug that HID 3 prong plug into the one you just took out.... (your passenger side will be dangling)
     
  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    I question here MY side marker bulb keeps burning out. what can i do to check if their is a short or something???
     
  3. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:09 AM
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    I just got the angel eye HID halo projectors. One of the LED lights in the strand of four on the bottom of the lights is out, and I don't know what bulb to buy to replace it. It's only one of em that's out, but I don't know what bulb to buy to replace it. Also one of the parking lights is out as well on my halo projectors.

    Where can I buy bulbs to replace the parking light and one of the LED bulbs in my halo projectors? I have 6000K HID's right now.

    Any help is appreciated, thanks.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    Get a multimeter set it to 12v AC reader..

    Thhen turn on the lights then dip the prods in to the positive and negative feeds of the balist to see if there is fluxuation.

    Ofcourse 12v is what is what you should be reading on it.
     
  5. Sep 7, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    Title says most of it, but I am looking to upgrade to the 4300K or the 6000K HIDs but I have stock headlights for my 06. I half read it's "illegal" but if you adjust them correctly they shouldn't be a problem... at least that's kind of what I gather.
     
  6. Oct 2, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    So can anybody tell me what setup they have, have had in the past, or suggest for a 1st gen. I'm looking for a 35w 4000K bulbs.
     
  7. Oct 19, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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    I am having a lighting issue. I bought a used 01 taco. It had HIDs installed, but I had issues with them since I drove it home from the guys house. I noticed a couple days after I bought it, Whe my headlights are on, and I use the turn signal, the relay clicks very fast, and when I inspected this, both my rear tail it's and turning signals flash, alternating between turning signal light and brake lights. When I press on the brake pedal, they function as designed. When the headlights are off, the blinkers work fine until I press the brake, then the issue happens again. Also, the HIDs stopped working. My incandescent bulbs that are supposed to be my "low beams" only work when my high beams are engaged. I have tested the connections at the headlight bulbs, and I only get 12v when the highs are engaged. The previous owner had installed aftermarket power windows, but this should not affect this. I am thinking the circuit board located under the drivers side dash might be the culperate. Anyone out there have any suggestions?
     
  8. Oct 20, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    Man I got to get me that Avid Light Rack, I mean Bar....:D
     
  9. Oct 21, 2011 at 6:54 AM
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    Are those stock or aftermarket? Lol yaharg!
     
  10. Nov 10, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    I can't find the projector style headlights for my 04 anywhere, any suggestions?
     
  11. Jan 18, 2012 at 8:56 AM
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    Anyone know the difference between H10 and H11 bulbs. Looking for a foglight application.
     
  12. Jan 18, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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  13. Jan 24, 2012 at 10:09 AM
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  14. Mar 8, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    Well I'm a rookie and I'm stuck. I got the black version of the- 2nd Generation Projector Headlights with the ccfl's the adjustment screws move the bulb in the center but thats the high beams. How do I adjust the projector part- the low beam? It doesnt need much but the passenger side plane is greater than the drivers just need to move it up and outside a hair. I guess I should have started asking- is it even adjustable? I know there not the greatest lights but I like them so far.
     
  16. May 21, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    IIRC you adjust them just like you would regular bulbs by using the screws on the backs of the headlights.
     
  17. May 22, 2012 at 10:04 PM
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    Ok, I did that now and it works!! I just didnt see it moving the projector part, which is my bad. Even still I cant get a good pattern. The way it looks is like a flat plane on the left into a outside curve on the right. By looking at it, it could be said that both the projectors might be the same because they show the same pattern in the same way I was covering up one headlight at a time with a towel and its the same pattern a flat left and a round right hand side I hope what I'm saying makes sense.

    If I should start a new thread about it just let me know.

    Could it be the shape of the light in the projector? Could it just be the cheapy projector itsself?

    I figure they should be universally compatible with either side cause it only a light but it looks as though I have 2 right hand side patterns lol. I just spent the last hour fooling with it driving around and shinning it on a wall and all that mess but it all does no good cause of the flat left and round right. i'll get pics up if it needs to be seen
     
  18. Jun 11, 2012 at 10:23 AM
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  19. Jun 11, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    I can help you out if you need any lighting or wiring done. I don't think you got a chance to see all my lights in action on the last meet :D
     
  20. Jun 12, 2012 at 6:26 AM
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    Gonna have to do the inside LEDs.
     
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